Elephants exhibit very strong matriarchal family behavior. They have a matriarchal head, usually an older matriarch, her daughters (3 or 4 of them) and their calves. The typical elephant family is from 6 to 12 individual elephants. The females assist each other with the birth and care of their young. This ‘babysitting’ is a very important part of the young elephant’s … Read More
It’s 7:04 am, July 21, 2009 and we’re traveling in the Land Rover through the savannah. It was one the very few cloudy days we had and I was struck by the oval opening in the clouds illuminating the savannah below. I took this photo using my wide angle zoom lens set at 17mm. If you like this image, please … Read More
Yesterday I mentioned I would show you another Acacia Tree photo today. But, I realized that I had already posted it when I entered it in a contest (it’s another one of my top 5 for this trip). So, you can click here to see it and read the very interesting story on how that photo was taken. (Click on … Read More
(Click on the photo to enlarge. Click on the comment number bubble to leave a comment.) Elephant in the Ngorongoro foothills in Tanzania. The photo was taken with a Canon EOS 40D, Sigma APO 150-500mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Lens, 1/160 sec at f/5.6, ISO 640 on SanDisk Extreme IV Digital Film.
(Click on the photo to enlarge. Click on the comment number bubble to leave a comment.) What would you say about this beautiful image? I just love it. Click on the comment number bubble to leave a comment. The photo was taken with a Canon EOS 40D, EF70-200mm f/4L IS lens + 1.4x tele-extender, 1/320 sec at f/5.6, ISO 200 … Read More